Most nationalities, excluding those from Southeast Asian countries such as Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, and some visa-exempted countries require a visa to enter Vietnam.

Document checklist for your cruise trip:

(1) Valid passport
(2) Visa, if applicable (see below for details)
(3) Health certificates or medical notes, if applicable
(4) Cruise booking voucher (for your own reference)

Please note that guests who do not possess the above mentioned documents\ may be denied boarding and risk cancellation of trip without refund. Such documents are also important in case of emergency.

Vietnam Visa:

A visa is not a passport: a passport allows you to travel beyond your home country's border and serves as a form of identity, a visa is a legal document that allows you into a particular countries. If you are from Australia, North America, Europe and some other countries, you can travel to many places without a visa, but Vietnam is not the case.

Who need a visa:

The answer depends on the passport you are holding. Some nationalities are granted entry to Vietnam for a month or less without a visa - the rest must possess a written permit of some form to board the plane and enter the country.

Countries Days
Myanmar, Brunei 14
Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, UK 45
Philippines 21
Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore,Thailand 30

Applying for Vietnam Evisa

Applying for a Vietnam EVisa will save you time and money. In fact, in 2024 this is the most popular option to get a visa for Vietnam.

How to apply: you can apply online on the govermnent website: 

Visa type: Tourist Validity: One (1) month (from the date of issue) Number of entries: Single entry


Service fee: 25 USD, payable when you apply online for the evisa.


All you need is to fill out the application form online and submit a self portrait photo, pay 25USD fee. You will then receive a PDF copy of your evisa to your email. It is important to make sure you submit a valid email address otherwise your visa document will be misplaced.

The processing time is 5-7 working days. We recommend you apply at least 2 weeks in advance to make sure you have the visa on time ofr your trip.

When you arrive at the airport, present your passport and evisa (printout is recommended) to clear immigration check point. 


* Expect delay during peak travel season (December, January, March, April). Always apply for a visa as soon as you make plan for a Vietnam travel. 

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